Caroline Utermann

Research Division 3: Marine Ecology
RU Marine Natural Products Chemistry

Office
Room: KW-23
Phone: +49 431 600-4440
Fax: +49 431 600-4441
E-Mail: cutermann(at)geomar.de

Address:
Am Kiel-Kanal 44
D-24106 Kiel

  • Research Interests

Marine invertebrates (Mytilus sp., Ciona sp.), marine microorganisms

Microbiome (cultivable and culture-independent) of marine invertebrates/algae/seagrass

Metabolomics/metabolite profiling of micro- & macroorganisms, discovery of bioactive/novel marine natural products

Chemical oceanography

  • Publications

Parrot D., Blümel M., Utermann C., Chianese G., Krause S., Kovalev A., Gorb S. N., Tasdemir D. Mapping the surface microbiome and metabolome of brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus by amplicon sequencing, integrated metabolomics and imaging techniques. Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1061.

Utermann C., Parrot D., Breusing C., Stuckas H., Staufenberger T., Blümel M., Labes A., Tasdemir D. Combined genotyping, microbial diversity and metabolite profiling studies on farmed Mytilus spp. from Kiel Fjord. Scientific Reports, 2018, 8, 7983.

Browning T. J., Achterberg E. P., Yong J. C., Rapp I., Utermann C., Engel A., Moore C. M. Iron limitation of microbial phosphorus acquisition in the tropical North Atlantic. Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 15465.

  • Posters

Utermann C., Parrot P., Breusing C., Stuckas H., Staufenberger T., Blümel M., Labes A., Tasdemir D., "Marine biodiscovery from Baltic blue mussels: A combined analysis of their genotype, associated microbiota and metabolome" , BIOPROSP_19 - The 9th International Conference on Marine Biotechnology, 2019, Tromsø, Norway.

Parrot D., Blümel M., Utermann C.*, Chianese G., Tasdemir D.*, "Surface metabolome of the brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus investigated by LC-MS/MS based metabolomics and DESI-imaging mass spectrometry", BIOPROSP_19 - The 9th International Conference on Marine Biotechnology, 2019, Tromsø, Norway.

*presenting authors.

Utermann C., Labes A., Tasdemir D.,"The Fungal Community Associated with Blue Mussels (Mytilus sp.) from Kiel Fjord", 2nd International Conference of Marine Fungal Natural Products (MaFNaP), 2017, Kiel, Germany.

Utermann C., Breusing C., Stuckas H., Staufenberger T., Labes A., Tasdemir D., "Metabolite profiling of Baltic blue mussel (Mytilus sp.) hybrids and their associated microbes", Joint Natural Products Conference, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Utermann C., Staufenberger T., Labes A., Tasdemir D., "Markers for discrimination of Mytilus species", GEOMAR-Biotech Mini Symposium - Challenges and Opportunities in Marine Biotechnology Research and Development in Europe, 2015, Kiel, Germany.

  • Cruises

2017: AL493 on RV Alkor in the central Baltic Sea (Isolation of microorganisms from sediment cores; support of Baltic fish stocks monitoring)

2015: M116 on RV Meteor (Phytoplankton sampling and chlorophyll measurements across the tropical Atlantic)

2014: AL444 on RV Alkor in the central Baltic Sea (Sampling and species identification of benthic macroorganisms, phytoplankton and jellyfish; isolation of microorganisms from water and sediment samples)